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elementary, and you cquatic cte private homes. the principal has been placed on administrative leave. and we have a two-alarm fire to tell you about at the woodmont country club. this video in from montgomery county. p fire and rescue tell us that this was again a two-alarm fire that seemed to have engulfed a large maintenance barn there on the property. we're getting this video just into our newsroom. again, a two-alarm fire at the woodmont country club. answer as soon as we get more information, we'll bring to you. tomorrow will be hopefuls for president will take the stage in south carolina. this morning, though, it's all about the democrats in milwaukee last night. hillary clinton and bernie sanders squared off in the first debate since hiscisi victory in the new hampshire primary. clinton addressed
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the white house because she's a woman, too. >> i'm not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the most qualified experienced and ready person to be the president and commander this chief. >> unlike in the new hampshire debate, the candidates didn't come out swinging last night. the pbs news hour debate is civil.described as spirited but the candidatesnot shake hands as theco but they did acknowledge that they agreed on some points and had similar goals for the country. >> we got agree that we have to get unaccountable money out of our political system. >> let me concur with the secretary. no question women's rights are under fierce attack. >> and on race relations, clinton promised transparency.
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wall street. >> what we will do instead of giving tax breaks to billionaires, we will create millions of jobs for low income kids so they're not hanging out on street corners. we'll make sure that those kids stay in school, are able to get a college education. >> after competitive votes in iowa and new hampshire, sanders faces more pressure to outline specific plans to back up his ideology. we'll talk about that and fact check the candidates when tracie potts us joins us at 4:45. it's now time to take another look at our weather forecast. for those of who you don't like the cold, you might want to brace yourself for this one. >> chuck bell, four things to know. >> on time beh sund sounds like a great idea. but for the rest of us here, first thing we're watching, a chance for snow showers coming our way for
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that's friday night flurryes, and it could leave a quick coating on the ground. so be on the look j loohe looko show showers. take the cold seriously. limit your outdoor yur neighbor t.e your pipes dripping a again, monday also increasing. e a couple inches of o a lot going on. here ihe torrow is looki bitterly cold. windchills fea tomorrow. more about the friday snow schools coming up.ay impact still a problem 095. we'll send megan mcgrath this way to see what is going on. between scaggsville road and 32, some lanes blocked each direction. we understand some lanes blocked both ways because of that accident. outer loop before university boulevard, the left lane getting
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connecticut, the water main break there. down to the spur, no main issue tls. everything nice and green. 26 minutes as it should. i'll souat zip ties, plastic wrap and a belt. a brutal case of suspected child abuse heads to court today. police say those are the items craig and nicole williams used to abuse their 7-year-old son. both were arrested in december in clarksburg. a scheduling hearing is expected in a few hours. and a man going before a judge in the death of police officer liota. he was dealing with a suspected drunk driver in rockville wpoli into his crui hit him. he's charged wi and failing to puller for an emergency vehicle. montgomery policeef state's atey
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shakeup in the metro system. rob troup is stepping down as their second top ranking oicial. troup has been with 2010 and was several large infrastructure projects and was responsible for getting the new 7,000 series rail cars online. but there have also been many problems during his tenure. this makes the third major staffing change at metro. paul wiedefeld was appointed in november to lead the agency. the board of directors elected jack evans as its new chairman. and soon it will have a new chief safety officer, as well. the medical director at d.c. fire and ems is officially out now. she turned in a brutally frank four page resignation letter earlier this week. in that letter, she saw people
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needlessly in cases that are not making news. she tells news 4 there was lack of cooperation when it comes to improving e mcht s. the sheen found on the pa tested positive a petroleumel. the coast guard says additional samples are being thousand. officials still trying to trace the source of the spill. since the incident, they have rounded up several geese covered in oil and taken them to delaware to be cleaned up. it is now 4:36. developing this morning, the u.s., russia and more than a dozen other countries have agreed to a cease-fire in syria that would begin next week. the agreement would stop the fighting between rebels and the syrian government about th. and then the u.s. and russia plan to deliver the country more humanitarian aid. the cease fire does not apply
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we're just learning that the wor health organization says possible zika ines are at least 18 months away from large scale trials. on honest president obama asked congress for about $2 billion to speed up vaccine research. we should minks thention that t virus has spread to at least 20 countries. i'm kercar erika gonzalez p. maryland has its first official case of zika virus. it appears the person travelled to a country in central america will. health officials say the person has recovered and poses no danger to the community. maryland has delivered 17 zika test kits to the cdc for analysis. so far only one returned positive, two negative. and you might want to drop the kid off at school today instead of making them
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the bus stop. bundle them up. current windchills are brutal once again this morning. and new details in the cases of several baltimore police officers charged ithe death of freddie a what a judge is refusing todo. and pope francis is on his way for another historic visit. where the pope is headed when we check back at the live desk.
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right now the pope starts his friday en route cuba. this is new video of pope francis leaving rome. he would meet with the head of the russia or the tox church in a ground breaking step toward t relations. an wi give a special message to mexican bishops. he will be in mexico five days. aaron, back to you. it's 4:41. you have to think about what to do with the kids when it's time to catch the bus this morning. >> i think michigan man style. you know what i mean? what do y? >> it'acold this morning. giv them the winter weekend. coat and the heave-ho out the door. they will be fine this morning. windchills are down near 10 degrees, so they will need to be layered up for sure. but the wind of last
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not quite as extreme this morning. coming home from school later this afternoon, temperature may be briefe freezing mark, but clouds on the increase. so layer the kids up here first thing this morning. only thing they won't need is the umbrella. but again, there is the chance for some light snow coming our way starting early this evening. more about that and our next snow chance on monday in ten minutes. now over to melissa mollett. problem continues on 95. so we have one southbound lane open right now and two northbound lanes. this is a car versus a tractor trailer. 95 between scaggsville road and 32, some lanes blocked each direction. southbound only going about 25 miles per hour. 395 south after seminary, have two left lanes getting by the work zone there. and then the outer loop before university, left lane getting by that work zone. megan mcgrath on her way to on. more coming up. you heard what they say to say, but before they being honest?
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hill now to talk about the milwaukee debate with us. tracie, ltartith health care. clinton accused bernie sanders of not having the money to support his plan. let's listen. >> the numbers don't add up. and many people will actually be worse off. >> so what do you think, tracie, is this true or false? >> reporter: based on what we're seeing from the committee for responsible government, there is an economist who looked at this and they're saying that the money is short, between $3 trillion and $11 trillion to pay for covering everyone for health care. bernie sanders wants to set up a system like they have in many european countries where there is free health care for everyone. hillary clinton says we're already about 90% there, let's work on the last 10%. and based on some of those i said annalyses, it looks like h may be coming up short as she says. >> and what about the consistent de
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takes money from and is greatly influenced by wall street? let's listen to her statement about that last night. >> i'm very proud of the fact that we have more than 750,000 donors and the vast majority of them are giving small contributions. >> what about that question? >> reporter: that is true, but it just doesn't tell the whole story. he's got 3 million donors giving small donations. but the key difference here is she has a pac, a super pac, application action committee, he does not. and he's constantly made a big point of saying he doesn't have the extra wealthy donors who are putting out ads and other things in support of him. so the vast majority of his money is coming from ordinary americans with these small donations and while lots of hillary clinton's money is also coming from small donations from ordinary americans, she also has the super pac and they do have a lot more
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able to give. so, yes, what she said is true, just not the entire picture when it comes to campaign finance which is something that bernie sanders has really been honing in on. >> all right. tracie potts live on capitol hill for us. thank you. some people are criticizing last night's moderators for not bringing up hillary clinton's e-mail controversy. just yesterday, a federal judge ordered a round of clinton's e-mails from the time she was secretary of state be released, the deadline just hours ahead of the super tuesday primaries. 14 states including virginia will hold primaries that day. and republican candidates will face off tomorrow night in greenville, south carolina. that debate starts at 9:00 p.m. 4:48. we now know when services will take place for one of two killed ha harford county deputies. vigil for pat dailey will take place
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funeral next wednesday. and while the funeral services for the other fallen deputy are still being made, they are taking time to remember the two. dailey was a 30 year veteran. and mark served for 16 years. both were military veterans and decorated officers who left families behind. dailey was shot inside the panera restaurant on wednesday. and the other killed after being shot in the parking lot the outside. the sheriff now says suspect david evans targeted the officers. >> it is our belief that because he knew there was an warrant out for his arrest that's why he took the acts against the police officer. we don't believe he laid in waiting to ambush. >> evans was kised
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shoot-out with police. he had a long history of violence. ex-wife was the one who saw him inside the restaurant and called police. 4:50 right now. baltimore court refuses to postpone the trials of three officers charged in freddie gray's death. but there is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding this case. maryland's court of appeals has been asked to review the cases of five officers whose trials could hinge on whether a sixth officer can be forced to testify against them. a circuit court judge has ruled that officer william porter must testify against two officers. porter has appealed. lab tests show that remains found in manassas are human. they were found in the woods near barrett drive on january 13th. police say the victim is a man, but no other information is being released. in just a few hours we'll find out about a new plan to boost jobs in the district. mayor muriel bowser is
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she's also announcing changes within d.c.'s workforce investment council. that group is responsible for advising the mayor and the strict council on new ways to invest in job training and development. mayor bowser is releasing details at 11:00 this morning. and a heated debate at last night's city council meeting in d.c. has many people argued for and against paid family leave. it was so crowd that people were pushed into an overflow room. the #paid leave to d.c. also trended on twitter. officials are considering a proposal to give people who work in the district 12 weeks paid time off to have a baeby. residents are sharing stories. >> i went from the hospital to work back to the hospital. simply put, when my mom needed me the most, i shouldn't have been forced to choose between working and taking care of her. >> to pay for it, d.c. would
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employers, but the district's chief financial officer says that would not be nearly enough to cover the cost. in fact one expert says it would cost five times the initial estimate. let's turn to chuck bell now and talk about this forecast. it's not quite as windy as it was yesterday this time. so -- >> a little nicely. . >> very little. >> yesterday was the first of two real shots of cold air that came in and came is sort of the respite between where we get a little chance to recover. won't be quite so frigid on your plans outside today as it was yesterday afternoon. but it will still be cold. today it will feel like it's in the 20s most of the day, but tomorrow and tomorrow night, that will be the worst of the worst of it around here. it will faeel like the single numbers away here for most of the day here tomorrow being single before or below zero. sunday still bitterly cold, but the wind will lay
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near 30. but this morning, it's chilly. 14 in gaithersburg, 20 here in town. so planning out your day hour by hour, plenty of sunshine and cold this morning. by later this afternoon, skies will be going mostly cloudy, temperatures just above the freezing mark. but by 6:00, 7:00 tonight, a risk for a little hint of snow showers coming our way. here is our future weather forecast model. clouds coming in during the course of the day and dry through most of the daylight hours. but after about 3:00, 4:00, this little ripple of snow shower chances coming through the shenandoah valley, that creeps in here between 6:00 and 10:00 tonight. it could leave a quick coating. forecasts about a quarter to half an inch of snow. so we're not talking about a lot of snow, but the ground is frozen. so remember, that first little bit is going to stick, stick, stick right away. for tomorrow, wake up temperatures tomorrow in the teens with chills down near zero. very
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tomorrow, but look at the temperatures holding in the low 20s during the day tomorrow. and then after that, the next thing we need to watch out for comes up on monday. president's day. so a lot of people will be off work, but nonetheless know that light snow will be starting monday morning and could have a couple of inches of snow around here monday afternoon and monday night. not going to be a long lasting impact because temperatures are rising and it will start as snow and may get a couple of inches of snow on monday, but it changes over to all rain. and it will be near 50 on tuesday. so a lotting for ing fogoing o seven days. so best advice, hold your honey close saturday night in to sunday. and now here is melissa mollett. >> it will be a brutal weekend. still have the issue here 95 in maryland. so once again we're talking about the section between scaggsville road and 32. some lanes blocked in each direction right now. only moving about 25 miles per
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trailer. westbound, veirs mill road at connecticut avenue, we do still have the right lane as the only thing getting by the water main break. 270 at falls road, looking quite good this morning. big look at the beltway and all of the main routes in and out of town, no big issues to worry about. beltway at eisenhower avenue connector also rolling along just fine. new details in the death of a baby from the district who died after being left home alone with his siblings. who says the other kids never called 911 like originally reported. changes on the way when it comes to who is in charge of your children's education. what president obama is expected to do. and the clock is ticking for your taxes. yikes. get those done. the
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if you're just waking up, you'll want a couple layers today. you're look at the windchills right now. and that's not all we could see today. chuck will let us know about the potential for snow tonight. oh, fun. it is now 4:58. a d.c. firefighter is now under investigation while police investigate a baby's death. the baby died this week on van buren street in northwest. news 4 has learned the child's sibling did not call 911 as police initially reported. the call forlp
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from and on duty d.c. firefighter who also happens to be the child's aunt. a report claims the firefighter went around the normal 911 call system by calling a supervisor directly. police have not released anymore details about how that child died. this morning we are waiting to get a look at the department of transportation's latest travel report card. it will detail all the numbers from december including flight delays, tarmac times and how many bags were mishandled. the agency is also expected to release the full stats for all of 2015. president obama is set to nominate dr. john king jr. to serve as education secretary. he's been acting secretary since arne duncan stepped down. before that he was new york's education commissioner. law makers are expected to give king's nomination speedy decision because congress wants to see the new education law that has strong bipartisan support implemented. we're working to change minds here at news 4 with a new class y
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someone in need. it's called mental health first aid. the eight hour class gives you the skills to identify someone going through an emotional crisis. it's more common than you think and it can seriously interfere with someone's life. >> mental health first aid is equivalent to cpr. but it's for people having an emotional crisis. and you're much more likely to see someone having an emotional crisis than you are to see someone having a coronary. >> we'll have more on what the classes teach you and how to sign up, that is coming up on news 4 at 6:00 tonight. if you're waiting to get your taxes done, you have about two months to do it and by now many of you will have your forms to get started. the government says filing online may be the best way to go. 70% of taxpayers are eligible for free file, four out of five of you are expected to file electronically this

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